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Directions:

Medical Center Metro Elevator to the NIH Campus Shuttle Stop

Total travel distance is approximately 925 feet. 

  • Exit the metro via the metro elevator.
  • Turn left. 
  • Go 14 feet.  Turn left.
  • Go 56 feet.  Turn right. 
  • Go 268 feet to a low stone wall.
  • Follow the wall to the left to the entrance of Building 66, the NIH Gateway Center on your right. 
  • Enter Building 66.
  • Staff will guide you through the security screening process and direct you to the exit. 
  • From the exit door follow the sidewalk straight 100 feet to the sidewalk curb.
  • Turn right and follow the curb 160 feet to the second bus shelter. 
  • This is the NIH Campus Shuttle stop.

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NIH Campus Shuttle Stop to Medical Center Metro Elevator for individuals who are not in wheelchair

Total travel distance is approximately 790 feet. 

  • Exit the NIH campus shuttle.  Walk to the right with the curb on your right and the bus shelter on your left. 
  • At the end of the bus shelter turn left and walk 15 feet to the edge of the sidewalk. 
  • Follow the sidewalk edge to the right 100 feet to the pedestrian portals.  Push through a portal and walk to the right to al low wall. 
  • Turn left and follow the wall to the end.  Turn left and walk 22 feet to the corner of the metro elevators. 
  • Continue straight with the metro escalators on your right.  At the end of the metro escalator shelter tun left.
  • Go 25 feet to the edge of the sidewalk. 
  • Turn right.  Follow the e sidewalk 145 feet. Turn right.
  • Go 56 feet.  Turn left.
  • Go 14 feet.  The door to the elevator is on your right.

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NIH Campus Shuttle Stop to Medical Center Metro Elevator for individuals who are in a wheelchair

Total travel distance is approximately 1,250 feet. 

  • Exit the NIH campus shuttle.  Walk to the left with the curb on your left and the bus shelter on your right. 
  • Follow the curb 75 feet to the corner. 
  • Turn 45 degrees to your left at the curb cut and go 55 feet across the road in the crosswalk. 
  • At the curb cut turn right 45 degrees and walk 65 feet across the road in the crosswalk. 
  • At the curb cut turn right and follow the sidewalk 145 feet to the pedestrian gate. 
  • Push through the gate and go 60 feet to a curbcut on your right. 
  • Turn right 45 degrees and go 55 feet across the road in the crosswalk. 
  • At the curb cut turn right 45 degrees and go 25 feet to a curb cut. 
  • Go straight 25 feet across the road in the crosswalk.
  • Go straight 20’ to a low wall.
  • Turn to the left and follow the wall 65’ to the end of the wall.  Walk straight 25 feet to another low wall.
  • Turn left and follow the wall to the end.  Turn left and walk 22 feet to the corner of the metro elevators. 
  • Continue straight with the metro escalators on your right.  At the end of the metro escalator shelter turn left.
  • Go 25 feet to the edge of the sidewalk. 
  • Turn right.  Follow the e sidewalk 145 feet. Turn right.
  • Go 56 feet.  Turn left.
  • Go 14 feet.  The door to the elevator is on your right.

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Building 1, The Shannon Building

Directions from the shuttle stop for Buildings 1, 2 and 3 to the accessible entrance of Building 1.

Total travel distance is approximately 180 feet. 

  • Exit the NIH Campus Shuttle at the shuttle stop for Buildings 1, 2 and 3. 
  • Wait for the shuttle to pull away.  Turn around to cross the street. 
  • Cross the street at the crosswalk curb cut. 
  • At the opposite side of the road, turn right.
  • Go 25 feet.
  • Turn left.
  • Go 90 feet. 
  • Turn left. 
  • Go 35 feet to the entrance. 
  • The entrance opens toward the exterior.  It has a door operator button on the right side.  It has a ½” threshold.

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Building 2

Directions from the shuttle stop for Buildings 1, 2 and 3 to the accessible main entrance of Building 2.

Total travel distance is approximately 85 feet. 

  • Exit the NIH Campus Shuttle at the shuttle stop for Buildings 1, 2 and 3. 
  • Go forward 5 feet to the first sidewalk junction. 
  • Turn left. 
  • Go 5 feet to the curb cut.
  • Cross the street at the crosswalk, 35 feet. 
  • At the opposite side of the road, turn right.
  • Go 25 feet to the first sidewalk junction.
  • Turn right.
  • Go 13 feet to the entrance. 
  • The entrance opens toward the exterior.  It has a door operator button on the right side.  It has a ½” threshold. 

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Building 3

Directions from the shuttle stop for Buildings 1, 2 and 3 to the accessible main entrance of Building 3.

Total travel distance is approximately 375 feet. 

  • Exit the NIH Campus Shuttle at the shuttle stop for Buildings 1, 2 and 3. 
  • Wait for the shuttle to pull away.  Turn around to cross the street. 
  • Cross the street at the crosswalk curb cut. 
  • At the opposite side of the road, turn left.
  • Follow the sidewalk 210 feet to a fork.
  • Follow the sidewalk for 85 feet as it curves to the left.
  • turn right.
  • Go 11 feet.
  • Turn left.
  • Proceed up the ramp to the entrance on the right. 
  • The entrance opens toward the exterior.  It has a door operator button on the right side.  It has a ½” threshold. 

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Building 4

Directions from the shuttle stop for Building 31 to the accessible main entrance of Building 4.

Total travel distance is approximately 865feet. 

  • Exit the campus shuttle bus at the Building 31 stop.
  • Turn left and go 110 feet, following the sidewalk which will curve to the left. 
  • Follow the sidewalk to the right 20 feet.
  • Turn left and follow the sidewalk 105 feet.
  • At the first sidewalk intersection turn right and walk straight 185 feet. 
  • At the first curb cut turn right and cross the street in the crosswalk.  The crosswalk is 70 feet.
  • At the next curb cut, turn right and cross the street in the crosswalk.  The crosswalk is 60 feet.
  • At the curb cut go straight 50 feet.  Turn right at the first sidewalk. 
  • Go 25 feet. Turn left.
  • Go 30 feet. Turn right.
  • Go 82 feet.  Turn right.
  • Go 12 feet and turn left. 
  • Follow ramp 45 feet to front door of Building 4 on the left.  
  • The entrance opens toward the exterior.  It has a door operator button on the right side.  It has a ½” threshold. 

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Building 5

Directions from the shuttle stop for Building 12, 13 and 50 to the accessible main entrance of Building 5.

Total travel distance is approximately 1,800 feet. 

  • Upon exiting the campus shuttle bus at the Building 12, 13 and 50 stop, ask the driver to direct you to the crosswalk to cross Center Drive.
  • Cross Center Drive and turn right.  Follow the sidewalk 195 feet to a curb cut. 
  • At the curb cut go straight 62 feet across a driveway. 
  • After crossing the driveway, follow the sidewalk 260 feet to the street corner and follow the sidewalk around the corner to the left.
  • You will reach a planted area.  Follow it around to the left, 10 feet. 
    Turn right and walk straight 345 feet to a curb cut. 
  • Cross the street in the crosswalk, 40 feet. 
  • At the opposite curb cut turn right.  Go 15 feet to a curb cut. 
  • Cross the street in the crosswalk, 30 feet.
  • Go straight 165 feet to a curb cut. 
  • At the curb cut go straight 15 feet in the crosswalk across a driveway. 
  • After crossing the driveway, follow the sidewalk 170 feet to a curb cut on the right. 
  • Turn right and cross the street in the crosswalk, 65 feet. 
  • Go forward 35 feet, following the sidewalk as it curves to the right and intersect another sidewalk.
  • At the intersection turn left.
  • Go 75 feet and turn right.
  • Go 110 feet and turn right to the bottom of the building 5 entry ramp.
  • Follow the ramp to the right and around to the left. 
  • The front door to Building 5 is on the right at the top of the ramp. 
  • The entrance opens toward the exterior.  It has a door operator button on the right side.  It has a ½” threshold. 

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Building 6

Directions from the shuttle stop for Building 31 to the accessible main entrance of Building 6.

Total travel distance is approximately 855 feet. 

  • Exit the campus shuttle bus at the Building 31 stop.
  • Turn left and go 110 feet, following the sidewalk which will curve to the left. 
  • Follow the sidewalk to the right 20 feet.
  • Turn left and follow the sidewalk 105 feet.
  • At the first sidewalk intersection turn left.
  • Go 26 feet to a curb cut.  At the curb cut go straight 36 feet in the crosswalk, across a driveway. 
  • After crossing the driveway, follow the sidewalk 288 feet to the street corner.
  • Follow the corner around to the right to the first curbcut on the left.
  • At the curb cut turn right and go 35 feet in the crosswalk, across a driveway. 
  • After crossing the driveway, follow the sidewalk 172eet to the main entry stairs of building 6.  The Wheelchair lift is on the right side of the entry stairs.
  • Call (301)594-6677 for assistance with the wheelchair lift. 

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Building 7

Building 7 is not accessible.  
If you need to access this building call (301)594-6677.

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Building 8

Directions from the shuttle stop for Buildings 1, 2 and 3 to the accessible main entrance of Building 8.

Total travel distance is approximately 425 feet. 

  • Exit the NIH Campus Shuttle at the shuttle stop for Buildings 1, 2 and 3. 
  • Wait for the shuttle to pull away.  Turn around to cross the street at the crosswalk curb cut. 
  • At the opposite side of the road, turn left.
  • Follow the sidewalk 210 feet to a fork.
  • At the fork veer right.
  • Go 56 feet.
  • Turn right.
  • Go 45 feet.
  • Turn left.
  • Go 18 feet to a curb cut. 
  • Go 40 feet across a parking lot to a curb cut.
  • Go 23 feet to the building 8 entrance.
  • The entrance opens toward the exterior.  It has a door operator button on the right side.  It has a ½” threshold. 

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Building 9

Directions from the shuttle stop for Building 12, 13 and 50 to the accessible main entrance of Building 9.

Total travel distance is approximately 1,160 feet. 

  • Upon exiting the campus shuttle bus at the Building 12, 13 and 50 stop, ask the driver to direct you to the crosswalk to cross Center Drive.
  • Cross Center Drive and turn right.  Follow the sidewalk 195 feet to a curb cut. 
  • At the curb cut go straight 62 feet across a driveway. 
  • After crossing the driveway, follow the sidewalk 260 feet to the street corner and follow the sidewalk around the corner to the left.
  • You will reach a planted area.  Follow it around to the left, 10 feet.
  • Turn right and walk straight 345 feet to a curb cut. 
  • Cross the street in the crosswalk, 40 feet. 
  • At the opposite curb cut turn right.  Go 15 feet to a curb cut. 
  • Cross the street in the crosswalk, 30 feet.
  • Turn left and follow the ramped sidewalk to the bottom. 
  • At the end of the ramp turn right.
  • Walk forward 15 feet to a wall. 
  • Turn right and follow the wall to the first door on the left.

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Building 10 North Entrance, The Mark O. Hatfield Clinical Research Center

Directions from the shuttle stop 10 north to the accessible main entrance of Building 10:

The 10 north campus shuttle stop is directly in front of the Building 10 north entrance.

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Building 10 South Entrance,  The Warren Grant Magnuson Clinical Center

Directions from the shuttle stop 10 south to the accessible main entrance of Building 10:

The 10 south campus shuttle stop is directly in front of the Building 10 south entrance.

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Building 11

Directions from the shuttle stop for Building 14 to the accessible main entrance of Building 11:

Total travel distance is approximately 445 feet.  
Note: The entrance to Building 11 is locked at all time.  Arrange for NIH staff to meet you at the door to gain access.

  • Exit the NIH Campus Shuttle at the shuttle stop for Building 14.
  • Turn left.  Go 15 feet to a curb cut. 
  • Cross the street in the crosswalk, 40 feet.
  • Go straight 130 feet to the next street corner. 
  • Follow the curb to the right to a curb cut. 
  • Turn right 95 degrees and cross the road in the crosswalk, 45 feet. 
  • At the corner turn left and cross the road in the crosswalk, 30 feet.
  • Turn left and go 35 feet to a curb cut.
  • Cross the driveway, 35 feet.
  • Go 22 feet and turn left at the first sidewalk
  • Go 20 feet and turn right. 
  • Go forward 5 feet to arrive at the main entrance to Building 11. 

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Building 12

Directions from the shuttle stop for Building 12, 13 and 50 to the accessible main entrance of Building 12.

  • Total travel distance is approximately 660 feet. 
  • Upon exiting the campus shuttle bus at the Building 12, 13 and 50 stop, ask the driver to direct you to the crosswalk to cross Center Drive.
  • Cross Center Drive and turn right.  Follow the sidewalk 195 feet to a curb cut. 
  • Turn left and follow the sidewalk 350 feet to the third sidewalk of the left.
  • Turn left and go down sloped sidewalk 30 feet
  • Turn left and go down ramp 48 feet
  • Turn right and go 10 feet to arrive at the main entrance to Building 12. 

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Building 13

Directions from the shuttle stop for Building 12,13 and 50 to the accessible main entrance of Building 13.

  • Total travel distance is approximately 935 feet. 
  • Upon exiting the campus shuttle bus at the Building 12, 13 and 50 stop, ask the driver to direct you to the crosswalk to cross Center Drive.
    Cross Center Drive and turn right. 
  • Follow the sidewalk 195 feet to a curb cut. 
  • Turn left and follow the sidewalk 400 feet to the second curb cut on the right.
  • Turn right and cross the pedestrian plaza, 35 feet to a curb cut. 
  • Follow the sidewalk straight 18 feet. 
  • Turn left and go 24 feet. 
  • Turn right and go 90 feet to the first sidewalk on the left.
  • Turn left and follow the sloped sidewalk 100 feet to arrive at the main entrance to Building 13. 
  • The door opens out. 
  • There is a push button door operator on a pedestal to the right of the door.

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Building 14

Building 14 is not accessible.  
If you need to access this building call (301)594-6677.

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Building 15B, 15C, 15D, 15E, 15F, 15G, 15H, 15I, and 15K

The 15 buildings are not accessible by campus shuttle.   
If you need to access these buildings call (301)594-6677.

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Building 16, The Lawton Chiles International House

Building 16 is not accessible from the campus shuttle.   
If you need access to this buildings call (301)594-6677.

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Building 16A

Building 16A is not accessible from the campus shuttle.   
If you need access to this buildings call (301)594-6677.

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Building 17

Building 17 is not accessible from the campus shuttle.   
If you need access to this buildings call (301)594-6677.

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Building 18

Building 18 is not accessible from the campus shuttle.   
If you need access to this buildings call (301)594-6677.

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Building 21

Building 21 is not accessible from the campus shuttle.   
If you need access to this buildings call (301)594-6677.

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Building 22

Building 22 is not accessible from the campus shuttle.   
If you need access to this buildings call (301)594-6677.

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Building 28

Building 28 is not accessible from the campus shuttle.   
If you need access to this buildings call (301)594-6677.

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Building 29

Directions from the shuttle stop for MLP 8 and Building 29 to the accessible main entrance of Building 29.

Total travel distance is approximately 400 feet. 

  • Exit the NIH Campus Shuttle at the shuttle stop for MLP 8 and Building 29.
  • Turn right.
  • Go 25 feet to the first curb cut on your left. 
  • Turn left and cross the street in the crosswalk, 35 feet. 
  • Go straight 135 feet and turn right at the third sidewalk junction. 
  • Go 165 feet.  Turn right.
  • Go 25 feet to the main entry of Building 29.

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Building 29A

Directions from the shuttle stop for MLP 8 and Building 29 to the accessible main entrance of Building 29A.

Total travel distance is approximately 610 feet. 

  • Exit the NIH Campus Shuttle at the shuttle stop for MLP 8 and Building 29.
  • Turn right.
  • Go 25 feet to the first curb cut on your left. 
  • Turn left and cross the street in the crosswalk, 35 feet. 
  • Go straight 208 feet.  Turn left at the first opportunity.
  • Follow the sidewalk 165 feet to the second left.
  • Turn left and go 24 feet.
  • Turn right and go up a ramp 52 feet. 
  • At the top of the ramp turn left and go 5 feet.
  • Turn left and go up a ramp 56 feet.
  • Turn right and go 5 feet to the main entry of building 29A.

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Building 29B

Directions from the shuttle stop for MLP 8 and Building 29 to the accessible main entrance of Building 29B.

Total travel distance is approximately 555 feet. 

  • Exit the NIH Campus Shuttle at the shuttle stop for MLP 8 and Building 29.
  • Turn right.
  • Go 25 feet to the first curb cut on your left. 
  • Turn left and cross the street in the crosswalk, 35 feet. 
  • Go straight 208 feet.  Turn left at the first opportunity.
  • Follow the sidewalk 165 feet to the second left.
  • Turn left and go 24 feet.
  • Turn right and go up a ramp 52 feet. 
  • At the top of the ramp
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Building 30

Directions from the shuttle stop for MLP 8 and Building 29 to the accessible main entrance of Building 30.

Total travel distance is approximately 515 feet. 

  • Exit the NIH Campus Shuttle at the shuttle stop for MLP 8 and Building 29.
  • Turn right.
  • Go 25 feet to the first curb cut on your left. 
  • Turn left and cross the street in the crosswalk, 35 feet. 
  • Go straight 208 feet.  Turn left at the first opportunity.
  • Follow the sidewalk 54 feet to a curb cut on the right. 
  • Cross the road in the crosswalk, 35 feet.
  • Go 124 feet and turn right.
  • Go 20 feet to the main entrance of building 30. 

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Building 31, The Claude Pepper Building

Directions from the shuttle stop for Building 31 to the accessible main entrance of Building 31.

The Building 31 campus shuttle stop is directly in front of the Building 31 main entrance.

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Building 32

Building 32 is not accessible from the campus shuttle.   
If you need access to this buildings call (301)594-6677.

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Building 33, The C.W. Bill Young Center for Biodefense and Emerging Infectious Diseases

Directions from the shuttle stop for Building 31 to the accessible main entrance of Building 33.

Note:  The accessible path from the Building 31 shuttle stop to the accessible main entrance of Building 33 go through building 31.
Total travel distance is approximately 875feet. 

  • The Building 31campus shuttle stop is directly in front of the Building 31 main entrance.
  • Go forward through the automatic main entry doors and vestibule doors into the building 31 lobby.  Turn right.
  • Go 20 feet and turn left.
  • Follow the corridor 260 feet and turn right.
  • Follow the corridor 312 feet and turn right.
  • Turn left, go 20 feet.  Find the elevator call button between the elevator doors on the left.
  • Push the “down” call button.
  • Take the elevator to the B3 level. 
  • After exiting the elevator turn right.
  • Go 20 feet and take the first left. 
  • Go 75 feet to the automatic vestibule and exit doors. 
  • Go 110 feet to the automatic entry doors to building 33. 

 

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Building 34

Building 34 is not accessible from the campus shuttle.   
If you need access to this buildings call (301)594-6677.

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Building 35, The John Edward Porter Neuroscience Research Center

Building 35 is accessible through the B level of building 37.  Refer to building 37 directions.

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Building 37

Directions from the shuttle stop for Building 35, 37, 40 and 49 to the accessible main entrance of Building 37.

Total travel distance is approximately 210 feet. 

  • Exit the NIH Campus Shuttle at the shuttle stop for Building 35, 37, 40 and 49.
  • Turn left and go to street corner.
  • Turn right and go 142 feet to where the curb curves to the left.  Follow the curb 18 feet.
  • Turn right 45 degrees. 
  • Go 38 feet. Turn right. 
  • Go 5 feet to the main entrance of building 37.  

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Building 38, National Library of Medicine, Lister Hill Center for Biomedical Communications

Directions from the shuttle stop for NLM, Building 38A to the accessible main entrance of Building 38.

Total travel distance is approximately 20 feet. 

The NLM, Building 38A campus shuttle stop is directly in front of the Building 38A main entrance.

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Building 38A

Directions from the shuttle stop for NLM, Building 38A to the accessible main entrance of Building 38A.

Total travel distance is approximately 85 feet. 

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Building 40, Dale and Betty Bumpers Vaccine Research Center

Directions from the shuttle stop for Building 35, 37, 40 and 49 to the accessible main entrance of Building 40.

Total travel distance is approximately 110 feet. 

  • Exit the NIH Campus Shuttle at the shuttle stop for Building 35, 37, 40 and 49.
  • Turn left and go to street corner.
  • Turn right. Go 90 feet.
  • Turn right.  Go 15 feet to the main entrance of Building 40. 

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Building 41

Directions from the lot 41C shuttle stop to the accessible main entrance of Building 41.

Note:  The accessible path from the lot 41C shuttle stop to the accessible main entrance of Building 41 is through a parking lot.  NIH recommends that you call (301)594-6677 for assistance. 

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Building 45, William H. Natcher Building

Directions from the NLM and Building 45 shuttle stop to the accessible main entrance of Building 45.

Total travel distance is approximately 85 feet. 

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Building 49, Silvio O. Conte Building

Directions from the shuttle stop for Building 35, 37, 40 and 49 to the accessible main entrance of Building 49.

Total travel distance is approximately 85 feet. 

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Building 50

Directions from the shuttle stop for Building 12,13 and 50 to the accessible main entrance of Building 50.

Total travel distance is approximately 85 feet. 

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Building 51, The NIH Fire Station

Building 51 is not accessible from the campus shuttle.   
If you need access to this buildings call (301)594-6677.

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Building 52

Building 52 is not accessible from the campus shuttle.   
If you need access to this buildings call (301)594-6677.

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Building 59 and 59A

Building 59 and 59A are not accessible from the campus shuttle.   
If you need access to these buildings call (301)594-6677.

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Building 60, The Mary Woodard Lasker Center for Health Research and Education

Building 60 is not accessible from the campus shuttle.   
If you need access to this buildings call (301)594-6677.

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Building 61

Building 61 is not accessible from the campus shuttle.   
If you need access to this buildings call (301)594-6677.

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Building 62, The Children's Inn at NIH

Building 62 is not accessible from the campus shuttle.   
If you need access to this buildings call (301)496-5672.

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Building 63

Building 63 is not accessible from the campus shuttle.   
If you need access to this buildings call (301)594-6677.

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Building 64

Directions from the NLM and Building 45 shuttle stop to the accessible main entrance of Building 64.

Total travel distance is approximately 85 feet. 

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Building 65, The Edmond J. Safra Family Lodge

Building 65 is not accessible from the campus shuttle.   
If you need access to this buildings call (301)496-6500.

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Building 66, The Gateway Center

Directions from the Medical Center Metro stop to the accessible main entrance of Building 66.

Total travel distance is approximately 375 feet. 

  • Exit the metro via the metro elevator.
  • Turn left. 
  • Go 14 feet.  Turn left.
  • Go 56 feet.  Turn right. 
  • Go 268 feet to a low stone wall.
  • Follow the wall to the left to the automatic entrance doors of Building 66 on your right. 

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Building 66A, The Visitor Automobile Inspection Station

Building 66A is not accessible from the campus shuttle.   
If you need access to this buildings call (301)496-6500.

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Building 67, The Commercial Vehicle Inspection Facility

Building 67 is not accessible from the campus shuttle.   
If you need access to this buildings call (301)496-6500.

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